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A memorial for Trevor Gonyer, 17, sits on the side of Route 114 in Weare. Gonyer was killed in a single car accident early Friday morning.

Friends gather at Weare roadside memorial to remember Trevor Gonyer, 17

Sunday, July 5, 2015

A white wooden cross stands about three and a half feet tall on the side of Route 114 in Weare. The front of the cross, in black marker, reads “RIP Trevor 1998-2015.” Throughout the day Saturday, more than 60 friends and loved ones of Trevor Gonyer, 17, visited the makeshift memorial and left their names and messages of love on …

Mont Vernon: Burned man’s condition worsening, family says

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Burned Mont Vernon man’s condition worsens …

Police say bicyclist killed in collision

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Police said a bicyclist is dead after colliding with a car in downtown Manchester late Friday night. Manchester police said the crash occurred just before 11 p.m. on Merrimack Street near Hanover Street. Authorities said a 2014 BMW was heading west on Merrimack Street when the crash occurred. The bicyclist was taken to Elliot Hospital and died of his injuries about 11:30 p.m. …

Plane crashes into Massachusetts home, killing 3 aboard; residents escape

Sunday, June 28, 2015

A small plane crashed into a house in Plainville, Mass., on Sunday evening, killing three people on board, police said, but residents managed to flee as fire engulfed the home. The Beechcraft BE36 aircraft crashed into the house …

Escapee once pledged he wouldn’t be taken alive

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The man who prosecuted Richard Matt’s murder case seven years ago said the slain inmate swore back then that if he escaped he wouldn’t be captured alive. Matt was shot to death by officers Friday, three weeks after …

Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

Sunday, June 28, 2015

A team of aviation investigators is now working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft’s pilot. The DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter turboprop – also known as a floatplane – …

CIA photos of ‘black sites’ come to light, could complicate Guantanamo trials

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Military prosecutors earlier this year learned about a massive cache of CIA photographs of its former overseas “black sites” while reviewing material collected for the Senate investigation of the agency’s interrogation program, according to U.S. officials. The existence of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another …

Former National Guardsman gets probation for gun theft

Sunday, June 28, 2015

A former member of the New Hampshire National Guard will serve two years on probation after being convicted of stealing a gun from the Manchester armory. Acting U.S. Attorney Donald Feith says 34-year-old Eric Evers of Plaistow joined the National Guard in December 2009. Feith said Evers took …

Competency hearing in racist graffiti case delayed once again

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A competency hearing for the former Concord man accused of defacing refugee homes with hateful messages has been delayed once again. A hearing for Raymond Stevens, 44, had been scheduled for Friday in Merrimack County Superior Court. But due to a last-minute time conflict involving Judge Richard McNamara, …

Names of boy, stepfather who drowned in river released

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Police have released the identities of the 10-year-old boy who drowned when he went under water while swimming in the Merrimack River and his stepfather who died trying to save him. The body of the boy, Javier Gonzalez, was recovered by divers Thursday morning in water that was …

Man sentenced for possessing child pornography

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A Newmarket man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison after being convicted of possession of child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Brian Sorrentino was sentenced this week in U.S. District Court in Concord. Authorities say the investigation into Sorrentino began in 2008, when investigators traced …

Police around country gather to honor slain Cincinnati cop

Friday, June 26, 2015

Police officers from around the country turned out Friday for a slain Cincinnati officer’s funeral, where city officials, family and colleagues spoke of his devotion to duty and love for his family and his city. Hundreds of people …

Doctor who found Holmes insane didn’t watch much of video

Friday, June 26, 2015

A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in an attack on a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision without reviewing all of his medical records and …